Wednesday, May 5, 2010

VOLCANO SLAMET SUMMIT HIKE 2D/1N


Slamet is one of active volcanoes of Central Java, and considered as highest volcano of Central Java. It's peak is conical in shape with craters still active spewing smoke. Red Stone created by lava sedimentation at Red Stone Zone near by the peak is one of rare volcanic nature phenomenons found on volcano Slamet. On it's summit zone, the crater is visible, as well as some volcanoes views surrounding, included: volcano Ciremai, volcano Sundoro, and volcano Sumbing in the distance. The panoramic views of those volcanoes is seen so beautiful in the morning.


VOLCANO SLAMET TREKKING TRIP ITINERARY:

Day 1 / In the early morning (05;00 am ) pick you up in public space of hotel ( at hotel lobby) around city of Yogyakarta, trip briefing and check list then long drive through some towns of central java, villages and mountainous country road head for Bambangan, a village usually used as hiking basecamp by hikers for hiking up summit of volcano Slamet.Upon arrival, repacking logistic and safety briefing, then begin the hike head for camp site of volcano Slamet through available path of local highland plantations and tropical mountain rain forest.

On the way of our trekking trail, you experience fresh tropical mountain forest, and still have sufficient time to take break for your refreshment and other needs. After approx 4 hours of hike, we then reach our camp site and set up tent for your overnight. Actual hiking elevation gain approx 1321m.(L,D)


Day 2 / Early in cool morning, weak you up,have warm tea and bread then continue hiking up to the peak pass through forest, stony and sandy hiking trail. Upon reaching peak,spectacular views awaits, below us is active craters and "sandy sea" of the volcano while in far distance are views of other volcanoes. After hearty picnic on peak zone, we then descend through stony path and "sandy sea" heads for crater rim to have closer look of the main crater of volcano Slamet.

After exploring peak zone, we then descent back head for our camp site, then Hiking Base Camp Bambangan for transferring you return to Yogyakarta. Arrive at Yogyakarta at night approx 10:00 pm. Actual hiking elevation gain/lose approx 624m/1945m.(B,L,D)

COST PER PERSON IN IDR:
Contact  via available contact form and notify us your small group size as well as your requested departure date.

COST INCLUDED:

1. Land transport by private car.
2. Pick up and drop off service around Yogyakarta.
3. Mountain Guiding service
4. Trekking activity as per programme.
5. Meals as indicated B,L,D.
6. Mineral Water,and Snacks.
7. Camp Equipments.
8. Entrance tickets.
9. Group's porter service.
10. Necessary group's & personal safety gears.

COST EXCLUDED:

1.Travel Insurance & assistance
2.Personal Expenditure ( personal porter, tipping and so on )
3.Accommodation before & after trekking trip

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